CHC43015

Certificate IV in Aged Care

  • Awarded by

    ICM Training (RTO: 90197)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode

    Online
    Workplace

  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Max 18 months

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Personal Care Assistant | Aged Care Activity Worker | Aged Care Worker | Community Care Worker | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    Join the growing aged care sector with this online CHC43015 Certificate IV in Aged Care through Open Colleges.

    By studying this flexible online course you will learn how to work with other healthcare professionals, deliver holistic care for your clients and supervise others in a residential or healthcare environment.

    With the ageing population, this course is ideal for anyone looking for a career that makes a difference; tending to the needs and rights of the elderly and providing services to older people with dignity. Your understanding will be anchored by a structured workplace learning component, which will help you put into practice the theory you learn in this course.

    Gain practical skills

    To successfully complete this course, you must undertake 120 hours of practical work experience.

    Pauline talks why she chose to study aged care.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal educational perquisites for this course.

    Age requirements:

    Students are required to be at least 18 years of age.

    English proficiency:

    • Entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 12 level; or
    • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; or
    • 3 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

    Computing:

    • You will need access to a reliable computer and an internet connections, as well as basic computer skills.
  • Subject Breakdown

    In this aged care course, the subjects you may study include:

    • HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
    • CHCAGE001 – Facilitate the empowerment of older people
    • CHCCCS011 – Meet personal support needs
    • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
    • CHCCCS023 – Support independence and wellbeing
    • HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    • CHCAGE005 – Provide support to people living with dementia
    • HLTHPS006 – Assist clients with medication
    • CHCCCS009 – Facilitate responsible behaviour
    • CHCAGE004 – Implement interventions with older people at risk
    • CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
    • CHCCCS006 – Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
    • CHCCCS025 – Support relationships with carers and families
    • HLTAAP002 – Confirm physical health status
    • HLTHPS007 – Administer and monitor medications
    • CHCCCS017 – Provide loss and grief support
    • CHCPAL001 – Deliver care services using a palliative approach
    • CHCAGE003 – Coordinate services for older people
    • CHCADV001 – Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    • CHCPRP001 – Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Why Open Colleges?

    RTO 90796
    Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers.

    When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists.

    Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.

    The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.

  • STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

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    "Because it’s so flexible, it was easy for me to do it. I’ll be in the middle of an assignment and I can just pause it if my son is asking for lunch. I’ll quickly make him lunch or get a drink and I can just open it back up and go straight back into it to continue. The trainers have been great. They really try to get back to you on time and make sure they give you the best possible answers. They always seem to come back with a quick response."

    "It’s given me a different mindset. I used to think you’d go out and do a job, like mechanics, for years and that you’d just get the qualification after years on the job. But with this, you can study for a couple of months and then you can go out into the world fully qualified and ready for the job and just go for it."

    Amy Stephenson , Certificate III in Accounts Administration

    "I think the Open Colleges model is particularly good because you’re not tied down to due dates, you just have as much time as you need. You have people to get in touch with if you’re having trouble. I’ve actually had emails back at 10pm at night from my teacher. I’ve been sitting here and I’ve shot one off and they’ve got right back to me within that hour. You don’t get that anywhere."

    Marcia Lindsay , Diploma of Hospitality

    "I am a farmer and I run a family farm with my husband. I was given the opportunity to study any course I wanted that would help our business, and that may help me earn some money off the land, so I chose to learn bookkeeping. The course is so useful and beneficial for our farm. It’s great to learn how to set journals out so our accountant can do the BAS and income tax, without them being all over the place."

    Robyn Hundy , Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

    "My job is probably best described as a medical equipment specialist. I educate and train people in the use of CT scanners onsite. Getting the skills to use in trainings, to substantiate the work I do is very valuable. The course has changed my work and the way I approach training courses. It’s made me more confident and I’ll be better at my job."

    Melinda Wheeler , Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited CHC43015 Certificate IV in Aged Care from ICM Training through Open Colleges.

    As a graduate of this aged care certificate, you will be job-ready with the practical skills and hands-on experience to deliver care and medication in a residential or aged care facility.

  • Career Outcomes

  • Let's talk price

    Open Colleges offers a number of flexible payment models to suit your lifestyle and preferences.

    You can choose to pay up-front with a 10% course discount, pay 50% up-front and remainder through a payment plan, or you can pay in weekly or fortnightly installments as you study. All Open Colleges payment plans are interest free.

    Enquire now for more payment options and course costs!

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